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2069 - Endoscopy Practitioner/Registered Nurse

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are a newly registered staff nurse please apply via our Trust Wide advert where you will have the opportunity to specify your area of choice, please call 01226 435389 or 07821 808097 for further details.

A rare opportunity has arisen for a registered practitioner to join our growing team providing quality care for patients across the whole endoscopy pathway including Pre Admission, Admission, During and post endoscopic procedure

The Barnsley endoscopy unit is fast paced area delivering a wide range of upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy and bronchoscopy. Barnsley Endoscopy unit also provides part of the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme for South Yorkshire.

You will need to be a hardworking and a motivated team player committed to delivering high standards of patient centred care with excellent communication skills, a flexible attitude and you will need to demonstrate a commitment to your own personal development.

The successful applicant will ideally have extensive experience in an acute setting.

Whilst previous endoscopy experience may be advantageous it is not essential as we provide training and competency assessment.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality individualised care to a defined patient group either within the acute hospital or community-based setting.

Provide care in the clinical area as an effective member of the clinical team.

Establish a safe working environment for patient and staff and ensure that patient contact and dignity are compromised as little as possible.

Arrange the admission, transfer and nurses led discharge of patients, assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care within speciality.

Maintain appropriate department documentation policies, care plans and electronic record.

Co-ordinate the safe transfer of patients.

About us

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction

Certificates of Sponsorship

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Description for 2069

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Supporting Documents

Please refer to the values-based recruitment guidance and associated documentation.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Awareness


  • Knowledge of quality, audit and its application.
  • Knowledge of current health care issues.
  • Knowledge of Essence of Care.
  • Understanding of the need for confidentiality.
  • Awareness of health and safety requirements.
  • Awareness of team working skills.

Trust Values


  • In around 100 words please describe what Equality & Diversity means to you and why they are important.
  • In around 100 words please describe what motivates you to do a good job.



  • RGN.
  • First level registered nurse.



  • Experience of working within NHS.

Skills and Abilities


  • Effective interpersonal skills/communication skills
  • Ability to manage own time

Employer details

Employer name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Pogmoor Road


South Yorkshire

S75 2EP

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